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A Nine West storefront.

Fashion Scoops

Nine West, Bandolino Brands Sold to ABG for $340 Million

The deal will help bankrupt Nine West Holdings restructure its balance sheet to focus on its more profitable businesses.

clock June 11, 2018Vicki M. Young

A pair of flat sandals by AGL.

Footwear

AGL Introduces Pre-collections, Opens N.Y. Showroom

The Italian footwear label, which has just released its first pre-collection, is inaugurating its first North American showroom in late July.

clock June 8, 2018Alessandra Turra

Alice Carli

Human Resources

L’Autre Chose Taps Alice Carli as CEO

The arrival of Carli, who was previously head of global marketing and business development for the U.S. and Asia at Peuterey, signals the company’s intention to expand globally.

clock June 4, 2018Luisa Zargani

Soludos pop-up in SoHo

Fashion Scoops

Soludos Tests Physical Retail Concept

The Internet-native shoe brand has embarked on its first bricks-and-mortar concept with a summer pop-up shop.

clock June 1, 2018Misty White Sidell

Giuseppe Zanotti

Fashion Scoops

Giuseppe Zanotti Headquarters Robbed

This is the sixth time in three years burglars burst into the footwear label’s headquarters.

clock June 1, 2018Sandra Salibian

Birkenstock x KPM's design cooperation.

Fashion Scoops

Birkenstock and Berlin Porcelain Maker KPM Join Forces on Limited-Edition Sandal Collection

Limited to 1,200 pairs, the collection is available exclusively at KaDeWe Berlin and Birkenstock online.

clock May 25, 2018Melissa Drier

Maison MargielaÕs bag and AtticoÕs boot.

Accessory Trends

White Accessories Storm the Fall Season

Designers’ accessory offerings in white increased, most notably in the shoe category, and buyers took notice.

clock May 24, 2018Thomas Waller

The Alexandre Birman NY Store.

Footwear

Alexandre Birman, Schutz Prepare U.S. Expansion

The two Arezzo & Co. shoe brands have planned retail investments within the market.

clock May 17, 2018Misty White Sidell

Styles from the Atlantic Stars footwear brand.

Footwear

Alcedo Aquires Majority Stake in Footwear Brand Atlantic Stars

The private equity fund will control a 60 percent stake in the label.

clock May 16, 2018Martino Carrera

A Rockport storefront.

Financial

Footwear Firm Rockport Group Files Chapter 11 Petition

An affiliate of Charlesbank Equity Fund IX has agreed to be the “stalking horse” for Rockport’s assets.

clock May 14, 2018Vicki M. Young

Tod's RTW Fall 2018

Financial

Tod’s Says ‘Wait and See’ New Strategy’s Impact

Tod’s chief Diego Della Valle touted the new business model, commenting on declining first-quarter revenues.

clock May 9, 2018Luisa Zargani

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Fashion Features

Frumpy Shoes Slay the Stiletto

Clunky shoes have been labeled as “f–k you” fashion by some observers for their subversion of the male gaze.

clock May 2, 2018Misty White Sidell

Fashion Scoops

Jack Rogers Appoints Forstmann as CEO

Lydia Forstmann joins the shoe company from Rag & Bone, where she served as chief commercial officer.

clock April 27, 2018Misty White Sidell

The footwear capsule.

Fashion Scoops

Haspel, G.H. Bass Release Footwear Collab

The five-model limited-edition capsule launches on both brands’ web sites today.

clock April 20, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Cesare Casadei

Footwear

Casadei Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Capsule Collection

The collection revolves around a vinyl slingback featuring the brand’s signature Blade heel encapsulated within a Plexiglas case.

clock April 16, 2018Alessandra Turra

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